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Delford LeRoy Hasty

August 29, 1934 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 86)

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IN LOVING MEMORY

DELFORD LEROY HASTY

AUGUST 29, 1934- FEBRUARY 22, 2021

Delford Leroy Hasty, age 86, of Fowlerville, MI passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was born in South Haven, MI on August 29, 1934 to Delford Wesley and Phyllis (Herrick) Hasty. He graduated from Eaton Rapids High School in 1952 and later joined the US Army where he was stationed in Puerto Rico during the Cold War years. After his honorable discharge in 1963 he continued his life long career with General Motors as a test driver at the GM Proving Grounds in Milford, MI, retiring after 41 years with the company. He will forever be remembered by his family and friends as the WORLD'S GREATEST father, brother, uncle and grandfather! He was honorable in all acts, a genuinely kind, caring and humble man. Delford is now forever reunited with his beloved wife, Yvonne Belle Bennett Hasty, who preceded him in death in 2014. He was also preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Jan Travis Hasty; his sister, Layne Renee Hartenburg; his brother-in-law, William Axley Whitaker; and his nephews, William Dennis Whitaker and Eugene John Dutzy Jr. Delford is survived by his children, Lane (Kim) Hasty of Whitmore Lake; Leslie Hasty of Fowlerville; and Gina (Duke) Dominguez of Galveston, TX. Grandchildren, Celeste, Juliana and Alex Hasty of Whitmore Lake; Morgan Hasty of Galveston, TX; Chelsea McBride of Granbury, TX; Sebastian McBride of Galveston, TX; and Jayla Dominguez of New Caney, TX. Sisters, Claudia Whitaker of Eaton Rapids; Paige (Gary) Richardson of Eaton Rapids; and Susan Perrone of Ludington. Brother-in-law Geoffrey Bennett of London, England, UK  Two memorial services are currently being planned for mid April, one in Fowlerville and one in Eaton Rapids. Details to be announced at a later date.  Memorial contributions in his name may be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center of Houston in honor of  his granddaughter Morgan who is currently receiving treatment through their Brain and Spine Center at  gifts.mdanderson.org Or to LACASA Center of Livingston County which helps families in need  lacasacenter.org LACASA Development Department 2895 W. Grand River Ave. Howell, MI 48843

 

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